Awards & Winners

Paul Shyre

Date of Birth 08-March-1926
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Playwright, Screenwriter, Television Director, Theatre Director
Paul Shyre was an American director and playwright who won a Tony and an Emmy. He is noted for the plays Hizzoner, Will Rogers' USA and The President Is Dead. Shyre graduated from the University of Florida and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He was a professor of theater arts at Cornell University. Shyre adapted to the stage, directed and co-produced the Sean O'Casey novels, Pictures in the Hallway, I Knock at the Door and Drums Under the Windows. He also wrote and directed A Whitman Portrait and An Unpleasant Evening With H.L. Mencken.

Awards by Paul Shyre

Check all the awards nominated and won by Paul Shyre.


Obie Award for Special Citations
Honored for : I Knock at the Door, Pictures in the Hallway, USA
(for bringing O'Casey to Off-Broadway)
Special Tony Award
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play
Honored for : Purple Dust
Drama Desk Vernon Rice Award
Honored for : Pictures in the Hallway

Nominations 1957 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Drama Desk Vernon Rice Award Pictures in the Hallway
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play Purple Dust